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Is It Safe To Have Lasik Eye Surgery During Pregnancy
Lasek is a modified version of prk, where dilute alcohol is used to loosen the epithelium. The epithelium is slid to the side, and an excimer laser is used to reshape the cornea to eliminate myopia, hyperopia, and/or astigmatism. Then - the epithelial layer is repositioned over the cornea, and a bandage contact lens is placed. The epithelium will typical heal over ...Read more
Hi i want to know when you have lasik eye surgery, during the sugery what if my eyeball moves is that ok, or do I have to keep it still.
Lasers have tracking: During the procedure you will be watching a fixation light. Most of the excimer lasers used in this country have tracking devises. At the start of the procedure your surgeon will align the tracker. If your eye moves a small amount, the laser will move with you. If you move a large amount, the laser will merely shut off until you are looking at the light again. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Amost always: Nothing is 100% safe. Not even driving a car or crossing a street. Lasik is one of the safest procedures around but it's unrealistic to think in absolute terms of "safe" vs "unsafe". The patient has to be willing to sign the consent form that discloses everything that can go wrong (very rarely) and be comfortable taking a small chance for a big reward. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
U wont be able to: During lasik surgery your surgeon will place a lid speculum in your eye which will prevent you from blinking. Usually you are given numbing eye drops so you wont feel anything other than some mild pressure. I tell my lasik pts that their only job during lasik is to relax and follow the light. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is LASIK eye surgery a permanent fix to correct my vision? How safe is procedure? And typical costs?
No pain with LASIK: Before the lasik procedure, numbing drops are used so that there is no pain during surgery. My lasik patients receive a sedative and then go to sleep during their healing period postoperatively. By the time that they wake up from their nap 3-4 hours later, enough healing has happened that there is no discomfort. There can be a foreign body sensation if you do not sleep for a few hours. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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